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Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories: A Miss Marple Collection (Paperback)

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Description


This collection gathers together every short storyfeaturing one of Agatha Christie's most famouscreations: Miss Marple. Described by her friendDolly Bantry as "the typical old maid of fiction,"Miss Marple has lived almost her entire life in thesleepy hamlet of St. Mary Mead. Yet, by observingvillage life she has gained an unparalleled insight intohuman nature--and used it to devastating effect.As her friend Sir Henry Clithering, the ex-Commissioner of Scotland Yard, has been heardto say: "She's just the finest detective God evermade"--and many Agatha Christie fans would agree.

About the Author


Agatha Christie is the best-selling author of all time. She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books. Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages. She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature--Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple--and author of "The Mousetrap", the longest-running play in the history of modern theatre. Christie was born in Torquay, Devon in 1890. She died in 1976 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

Praise For…


“Christie’s heart is in her books, speaking to us through her characters just as clearly and forthrightly as she would speak, could she walk into her drawing room and greet a friend.”
-Carolyn Hart, Agatha Award-winning author of the Death on Demand mysteries

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073716
ISBN-10: 0062073710
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: April 2011
Pages: 384
Language: English